Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies Australia

ACT: Analysing the 2016 Defence White Paper

  • 21 Jul 2016
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Blamey Theatre, Australian Defence College, Weston Creek


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In 2016, USI of the ACT has taken as its primary theme the impact on Defence of the First Principles Review and the 2016 Defence White Paper.

Following the Deputy Secretary Strategic Policy and Intelligence, Peter Baxter’s well received presentation of writing of the White Paper, the USI is pleased to host a ‘QandA’ style session with leading thinkers from the National Security and Defence Community.

Panelists will include:

   Professor Peter Leahy AC from Canberra University

   Ms Jacinta Carroll from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute

   Mr John Blackburn AO, strategy consultant

   Mr John O'Callaghan from the Australian Industry Group

   Mr Brendan Nicholson, Defence Editor of The Australian Newspaper

Hosted by Mr. Andrew Kirby of the USI, each panelist will pitch their key thoughts on the White Paper as a prelude to the Q and A.

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